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PwC's Academy GEMS Uniconnect Agreement
PwC's Academy GEMS Uniconnect Agreement
PwC's Academy GEMS Uniconnect Agreement

We are delighted to be working with GEMS to deliver professional programmes to young high school graduates. We are passionate about helping students get a professional qualification and the knowledge and skills that employers need. This gives them choices in terms of their future careers and we know that having choices can change lives.

We value our relationship with GEMS and would like to continue to build and grow this relationship. We are pleased to extend exclusive discounts to GEMS Education. Avail special discounts through the GEMS Uniconnect Programme on our finance programmes in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. This discount is available to GEMS existing students, GEMS Alumni and GEMS faculty.

PwC's Academy GEMS Uniconnect Agreement

The PwC's Academy GEMS Uniconnect agreement is divided into two parts:

1. Courses for GEMS high school students

  • Foundations in Accountancy (FIA).
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountancy (ACCA). 
  • Young Employable Scholar Programme (YES).

2. Courses for GEMS alumni and faculty 

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). 
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA). 
PwC's Academy GEMS Uniconnect Agreement

The GEMS Uniconnect Agreement is relevant to GEMS high school students, faculty and alumni.

Discounts are available for courses taking place between July 2018 and June 2019.

Course structure

Foundations in Accountancy (FIA)

The Foundations in Accountancy (FIA), awarded by the Association of Chartered Accountants (ACCA) is a highly regarded and recognised introductory qualification for anyone seeking a role in accountancy and finance. The diploma is a natural entry route into further specialisations like the Advanced ACCA diploma and the full ACCA qualification.

Our Foundations in Accountancy (FIA) programme provides you with a solid foundation in accountancy before you start your university. Taught in six weeks, right after the high school exams are over, it is perfectly timed for you to earn some extra credits, knowledge and a certification. We provide the very best course materials written especially for you in addition to study texts, question banks, practice exams and an interactive online portal.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

ACCA is one of the largest and fastest growing global accountancy bodies. Providing more than accounting knowledge, the ACCA qualification prepares students for business, instilling in them the professional skills, value and ethics to enable them to succeed in international business.

We are a Platinum Approved Learning Partner of ACCA. We offer comprehensive tuition, revision, and question based revision (QBR) classes. We are the first in the region to introduce blended learning through gamification and also offer a unique range of interactive support courses to help you learn how to generate quality content, manage time, overcome exam nervousness and master exam techniques to score maximum marks.

PwC's Young Employable Scholar (YES) Programme

PwC's YES  Programme offers a unique combination of Bachelors in Applied Accounting, progress towards ACCA qualification and a paid work placement within PwC. You will be able to put classroom theory into commercial practice on placement, and then relate your practical experience back to your studies.

The programme is delivered is delivered by a team of professionals from PwC and is designed to equip you with a range of business skills which will help you develop your future careers. We design our programmes to deliver the knowledge, mindset and skills needed to solve today's important problems and predict, prevent and manage tomorrow's.

Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

For over 40 years the Certified Management Accounting (CMA) designation has served as the benchmark for excellence in the field of management accounting. Achieving the CMA qualification demonstrates your professional expertise in financial planning, analysis, control, decision support and professional ethics – skills that are in demand by organisations around the world. We are an IMA Approved Course Provider in the Middle East. Our CMA training programme is made up of comprehensive preparation classes and a full revision programme.

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

The CFA charter is an investment credential that, for more than 60 years, has been the global standard for embodying the integrity, dedication and advanced skills needed to build a stronger, more accountable financial industry. CFA is the world’s most highly respected and challenging credential in the finance industry. We offer comprehensive training and revision for CFA exam for all 3 levels. Taught by full time CFA Charterholder faculty, our classes are interactive and engaging and are taught using study material from one of the biggest training providers for CFA in the region.

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Frequently asked questions

Are any discounts available to GEMS students ?

Discounts available to GEMS students, alumni and staff
- Foundations in Accountancy: Avail an exclusive discount of 20% for FIA papers F1, F2 and F3
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants: Avail an exclusive discount of 35% for ACCA papers F5-P7
- Young Employable Scholar programme: Avail an exclusive discount of 10% on the YES Programme each year

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